category: travel writing

UPDATE - Literature: Its Pain, Its Pleasure

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

What does literature evoke in us? Can a text provoke, and can literature transform? Why do we find some texts comforting and satisfying, while others agitate and disturb us?

Bodies in Movement: Intersecting Discourses of Materiality in the Sciences and the Arts (interdisciplinary conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
bodiesinmovement@ed.ac.uk

Conference CfP:

'Bodies in Movement: Intersecting Discourses of Materiality in the Sciences and the Arts'

The University of Edinburgh, UK, May 28-29 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Mobility and Migration in Canadian and Quebec Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québécoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca, lhotte@uottawa.ca

The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL)
L'Association des littératures canadienne et québécoise (ALCQ)

Call for Papers / Appel à communications

[UPDATE] MOTORCYCLE LIFE AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, Southwest/Texas Region (Joint Conference with National PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
paul.nagy@clovis.edu

MOTORCYCLE LIFE AND CULTURE

Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, Southwest/Texas Region (Joint Conference with National PCA/ACA)
Marriott Rivercenter

SPECTRUM literature magazine call for submissions - deadline Feb. 11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum literary magazine
contact email: 
spectrum.ccs.ucsb@gmail.com

Spectrum literary magazine is a student-run annual journal of art and literature published by UC Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

[Update] Ameen Rihani’s Arab-American Legacy: From Romanticism to Postmodernism: 28 - 29 April 2011 (Abstracts 31 December 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Notre Dame University, Lebanon
contact email: 
cguldimann@ndu.edu.lb

To celebrate the centennial of Ameen Rihani’s Book of Khalid, the Department of English, Translation and Education at Notre Dame University – Lebanon, invites scholars to the Second International

Real Worlds: (dis)Locating Realities. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 16th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

From surrealism to social networks to the “real” housewives of New Jersey, it’s no secret that reality is socially constructed.

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